News and Events at Remington College in ShreveportStudents at our campus in the Shreveport/Bossier City area are often out and about in their community. Whether we are hosting events like blood drives or National Night Out's on-campus, or we're touring the local courthouse or police department, students and staff at Remington College are engaged and connected. Learn what we've been up to recently to see what life is like as a student at Remington College. Call to schedule a tour today and see the facilities for yourself! Call or request information to learn more about our Shreveport college. Community Service Event in Honor of Constitution Month In keeping with the theme of Constitution Month, and with the date for Louisiana's state elections quickly approaching, our Remington College – Shreveport Campus hosted a pep rally on September 22, 2011. Students Serve Those Who Have Served Our Country Shreveport Campus Business Office Management students Natasha Bell, Donna Porterfield, and Jenny Pierson have begun offering weekly volunteer services at the Overton Brooks VA Medical Center (VAMC), in northwestern Louisiana, inspired by a visit from Madelyn Mirador, Director of Volunteer Services at the Center. Senator Sherri Cheek will be Keynote Speaker Louisiana State Senator Sherri Cheek will be the featured speaker during graduation ceremonies at Remington College-Shreveport Campus on November 11, 2011. Shreveport College Helps Community Seniors Cool Off In an effort to help our local elderly population stay cool, students from our Shreveport Criminal Justice associate's degree and Business Office Management associate's degree programs decided to contact a local news station, KSLA, to get information on how our Shreveport college could participate in the station's fan drive. Instructor Guides Team Effort and Fair Play In addition to being part of our Business Office Management associate's degree instructor team at Remington College – Shreveport Campus, Danielle Driver is an important member of another team: She spends her Saturdays refereeing Pee Wee Football League games for Bossier Parks and Recreation. Shreveport Campus Holds National Night Out Remington College-Shreveport Campus will hold a National Night Out event featuring safety, educational and fun activities for families. Leukemia and Lymphoma Society a Family Affair Leukemia. A powerfully serious word for a family to hear, especially if it's the doctor's devastating diagnosis for one of your children. But for the family of our Shreveport Criminal Justice Instructor Randal Serrette, the fight to overcome leukemia, raise awareness, give back, and help others became their life's mission. Read more about this remarkable family by clicking the story link.... Honor Society Offer Tutorials for GED Students National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) members at Remington College - Shreveport Campus understand the value of their education and the importance of giving back. Some NTHS members have begun to offer weekly GED tutorials for students enrolled in the Ability-To-Benefit, or ATB, program. 45 Lives and Counting Shreveport Campus's Commitment to Blood Donation Starts with Its Campus President. Since 2010, Remington College has partnered with America's Blood Centers and the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America to hold blood drives at every Remington College campus. Bags Not Rags Effort at Shreveport Recently, several National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) members at our Shreveport Campus began collaborating with a local organization to collect suitcases, duffel bags, and backpacks for foster children in an effort to ensure that uprooted children never have to carry their belongings in trash bags again. Caddo Parish Juvenile Court On Friday, August 5, 2011, instructors from the Remington College – Shreveport Campus Criminal Justice Department held an in-service training meeting of the Juvenile Court for Caddo Parish. Blood Drive Shreveport on September 21 Blood – it may all be red, but it's definitely not all the same. That's why Remington College is continuing its series of blood drives to recruit more minority blood donors to benefit local residents who need specific types of blood as part of their treatment for sickle cell disease and other blood disorders. Murder Trial at Caddo Parish Criminal Justice students in Shreveport got an up-close look at a high-profile capital murder case by being in the courtroom for a critical week during the trial of recently convicted serial killer Eric Mickelson. Home Destroyed Inspires Aundra Brisker to Help On hearing about a family whose home was destroyed by fire in Shreveport's MLK neighborhood on June 21, 2011, Shreveport Campus Medical Assisting student Aundra Brisker just had to do something about it. National Technical Honor Society in Full Gear Since its first formal induction of members in October 2010, the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) chapter at Remington College– Shreveport Campus has been in full swing. Clark Riser Helps Provide Care to Needy in Santo Domingo Shreveport Health Sciences Program Chair Clark Riser recently returned from a July 2011 mission that offered much-needed healthcare and medicine to the people of Barahona, a small, isolated village in Santo Domingo. Bossier High School wins Remington College "Adopt Our School" Vote Congratulations Bossier High School! The votes are in and Bossier High School will receive $2,000 worth of school supplies from Remington College - Shreveport Campus . Bossier High School received the most votes in Remington College's Adop Remington College-Shreveport Campus blood drive set for June 21 Minority Blood Donors Needed for Remington College 3 Lives Blood Drive Remington College - Shreveport Campus blood drive set for June 21 Remington College - Shreveport Campus is continuing its series of blood drives to recruit more minority blood donors to b First Annual African American Read-In a Success at Shreveport Campus Remington College – Shreveport Campus held its first annual African American Read-In on February 28, 2011, at the Hamilton/South Caddo Public Library. Shreveport Campus Librarian Kristi Kohl organized the event in conjunction with Black History Month. Shreveport Campus Receives Donor Award from Lifeshare Blood Center In March 2011, Remington College – Shreveport Campus was honored with an award from Lifeshare Blood Center for being the largest blood donor among all Remington College campuses during the past year. Kishva Daniel Shreveport Medical Billing Coding Student Military Veteran Kishva Daniel, a Medical Billing and Coding student at Remington College – Shreveport Campus, is a U.S. military veteran who has been afforded many opportunities through the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV), an organization based in Syracuse, New York. Remington College Announces Winning Schools in the 2011 "Adopt Our School" Program After more than 6 weeks of voting from parents and public schools eager to fill needs in the classroom, Remington College is proud to announce the winners from its Adopt Our School program.... Remington College - Shreveport Campus Holds Open House Our Shreveport college is holding a degree and diploma program open house to welcome those interested in our programs a chance to tour the campus. Crime and Drugs Get a Rousing Sendoff at Our Shreveport College "This was a great opportunity for our criminal justice students to interact with professionals in law enforcement. Our students got one-on-one time to talk with law enforcement professionals, ask them questions, and receive valuable career advice," said Shreveport Director of Career Services Becky Currier. Medical Assisting Student Sends Holiday Greeting Cards to Overseas Military Personnel Shreveport Medical Assisting student Allysha Free-Lukasheay sent holiday wishes overseas to our country's military personnel as recognition for the sacrifice they make and the holiday season they spent separated from their families. Shreveport Criminal Justice Graduate Named Degree Graduate of the Quarter Just a few short years ago, Yanina Allen, a single mother, was working very long hours and a varied schedule as part of her full-time job at a casino. She previously attended Louisiana State University for two years, but was forced to drop out. She has now found success with an Associate's Degree in Criminal Justice from Remington College... Shreveport College Electronic Technology Instructor and Accomplished Musician Thomas Dewett Strikes a Chord with Students Thomas Dewett's musical talent has afforded him many opportunities to travel the country and the world throughout the last 40 years. Now, as a one of our valued Shreveport College instructors, Mr. Dewett has two primary goals: to pass along his expertise in electronic technology to students, and to share his musical knowledge with them so they can experience the joy of making music.... Criminal Justice Students Experience the Field with the Shreveport Police Department Shreveport Criminal Justice Instructor and Corporal Patrick McConnell took his students on a field trip to the Shreveport Police Department on September 28, 2010, where they learned about the intriguing and routine aspects of criminal justice work firsthand. Remington College Helps Proclaim March 24 "Medical Biller's Day" in Louisiana Doctors and nurses are often recognized for their professional efforts. Now, thanks in part to the efforts of Remington College in Shreveport, another group of hard-working healthcare professionals is being recognized for their contributions.... Remington College - Shreveport Campus Holds African-American Read-In African-American authors honored as part of Black History Month Remington College-Shreveport Campus will hold its first annual African-American Read-In on February 28 from 1:30 – 3:30 pm. The event is being held as part of Black History Month. Remington College Continues Campaign to Recruit Minority Blood Donors Remington College - Shreveport Campus blood drive set for March 17th Remington College in Shreveport is continuing its series of blood drives to recruit more minority blood donors to benefit Shreveport residents in need of blood. Shreveport Mayor Cedric B. Glover to Deliver Commencement Address at Shreveport College Shreveport Mayor Cedric B. Glover will be the featured speaker at the Remington College-Shreveport Campus graduation ceremony this month.... Remington College in Shreveport Receives 'School of Distinction' Award The Accrediting Commission of Career School and Colleges has recognized Remington College - Shreveport Campus as a 2010 ACCSC School of Distinction.... Shreveport Campus Honors Excellence in High School Instruction and Counseling A Bossier Parish educator and counselor each received top honors at the second annual Educators' Appreciation Banquet, sponsored by Remington College – Shreveport Campus and held at the banquet room of the Shreveport Holiday Inn – West on May 5, 2010. Bossier High School Wins up to $2,000 Worth of School Supplies from Remington College Bossier High School received the most votes in Remington College's Adopt Our School program, an effort by Remington College to assist local public schools with up to $2,000 worth of school supplies. Nominations and voting were done online by the public. Official Winning Schools in 'Adopt Our School' Program! After more than 36,000 votes from parents and public schools eager to fill needs in the classroom, Remington College is proud to announce the winners from its inaugural "Adopt Our School" program.Schools competed for up to $2,000 worth of school supplies of their choice, courtesy of Remington College. Any public school in a Remington College campus market was eligible to compete. Giving Back: Shreveport Job Fair Held on June 12, 2009 "We're not economists or experts on the local unemployment statistics. We're just trying to do our part to help by connecting job seekers with businesses looking for good workers." That, says Remington College – Shreveport Campus President Jerry Driskill, was the core purpose behind the KTBS-3/Remington College Job Fair, which was open to the public and held at the Campus on Friday, June 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Shreveport Campus Announces New Afternoon Classes for Degree Programs Students who want more flexibility and convenience in their class offerings now have a new option in Shreveport. Remington College - Shreveport Campus is pleased to announce the availability of new afternoon classes in our Business Office Management and Criminal Justice degree programs. Shreveport Campus Mentoring Program Creates Valuable Support System for New Medical Billing and Codi The Medical Billing and Coding (MBC) Program at Remington College – Shreveport Campus has started a voluntary mentoring program as a support system for incoming MBC students. Dubbed the 'Bridge builder Program,' members held their first 'mixer' on January 8, 2010. Shreveport Campus Sponsors Bake Sale to Benefit Haiti Earthquake Victims A timely class discussion on ethics and social responsibility prompted a very real call to action for Melissa Asr's Business Office Management class at Remington College - Shreveport Campus. On January 28, Ms. Asr's class organized and held a bake sale at the Campus to benefit earthquake victims in Haiti. Remington College – Shreveport Campus Receives "New Member of the Year" Award! Remington College – Shreveport Campus was awarded "New Member of the Year" by the Bossier Chamber of Commerce on February 25th at its Annual Membership Banquet. Remington College – Shreveport Campus Holds Blood Drive to Recruit More Minority Donors Remington College is joining forces with America's Blood Centers and the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America for a series of blood drives across the country. The effort is called 3 Lives – because three lives may be saved for every one pint of blood donated. Electronic Technology Students at Shreveport Campus Provide Foundation for Success of Bossier City Precise and proficient setup work by four Shreveport Campus Electronic Technology student volunteers literally served as a foundation for the success of the recent Regional Mini-Urban Challenge Robotics Competition, held the weekend of January 29, 2010, in Bossier City. Remington College - Shreveport Campus Holds Job Fair Remington College - Shreveport Campus will hold a job fair on November 6th 2009 from 10 am to 1 pm. Remington College - Shreveport Campus to Hold Open House Shreveport, LA – (July 31, 2009) – Remington College-Shreveport Campus will hold an open house on August 8th to allow community members to see what the campus has to offer. From 10 am to 2 pm, the public can tour the campus, meet instructors, view hands-on demonstrations and learn more about financial aid available for those who qualify. Remington College Announces Opening of Shreveport Campus Shreveport, LA – July 9, 2007 –Remington College is pleased to announce the opening of its newest campus in Shreveport, scheduled for August 2007. The Shreveport Campus, which is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology (ACCSCT), will provide technical training in career-focused skills.